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>> good morning, good to see you, it's 6 arteriovenous malformation on this thursday, september 18. here's what's happening. >> philadelphia police identify a person of interest on the assault of two gay men in the city. >> caught on camera, a driver narrowly escapes serious injury when an out-of-control bus plows into a house. >> we have weather and traffic with david and karen. good morning. >> reporter: all right, guys, we're off to a cool start across the region. we have the moon out and the stars coming -- and the sun coming up over the horizon. we'll clouds and sunshine overall. 351 in wilmington. 48 in trenton, upper 40s in
allentown, cool everywhere. as we step outside to catch the school bus or get the car warmed up. 59 degrees by 7:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m., 60 degrees mainly clear and cool. as we roll through the day it will be typical this afternoon, 72 by noon, getting warm there. 75 by 3:00 p.m. high of 76 around 3:30 or so. when i step inside we'll get more autumnal tomorrow before a warmup for the weekend, karen rogers details coming up from accuweather. >> reporter: all right, dave, we have this serious accident in buena vista, atlantic county. a person ran off the road into the woods and caught fire. they shut down 54, 12th street or blue anchor road. stick to friendship road or tuckahoe road. 54 shut down a terrible accident scene in atlantic county. meanwhile, we're outside live
looking at the vine street expressway, no delays, no problems. looking good, westbound traffic. looking good on the schuylkill expressway, no weather-related issues. we have construction going on in white marsh township, they are trying to repair a gas leak, ridge pike is blocked between butter leisure pike and spring mill road they are operating traffic bi directionally in the westbound lane. stick to germantown pike because you'll get delayed in white marsh township. >> philadelphia police are questioning one person in connection with the attack on two gay men in center city. katherine scott is live outside central detectives to fill us in. >> reporter: at least one person is being questioned in central detectives there are other people being questioned at different police locations around the area. the person being questioned is
an assistant basketball coach at least he was until he lost his job last evening. he had no comment to the reporters here, we have blurred his face, because he has not been named as a suspect or charged with a crime. he was with the large group in center city a week ago tonight when people say 10 to 12 people severely beat and robbed two gay men in center city. social media played a role in the investigation identifying people in the group. that's how a picture surfaced taken near a restaurant near the scene. it's a large party of old high school friends. some former students from archbishop wood are suspected in the beating. it's important to get a clear picture of what happened that night, which is why there have been no arrests warrant. the district attorney's office said sexual orientation is not on the lest of hate crimes, so
it can't be prosecuted as one. some lawmakers have tried to get that law through and failed. >> we're not that far, but we're getting there, i like to think. >> reporter: a statement from the archdiocese on behalf of archbishop i had wood said the school does not condone the behavior in that attack, they said this is not representative of the school or their catholic values. live at central detectives, katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> and this morning a funeral mass will takes place at st. peter's cathedral in scranton, pennsylvania for state police corporal brian dixon. thousands of friends and local and state police officers paid their respects at corporal dixon's viewing at mary wood university. the suspect killer eric frien is still on the loose.
he gunned down the trooper outside the barracks in scranton. >> he currently hassed head shaved tightly on both sides with long hair on top. this hair style is completely different from the hair style he has worn for years. investigators believe that this change was made as part of the mental preparation to commit this cowardly act. >> the state police believe frien is hiding in a wooded area not too far from the crime scene. >> atlantic city lawmakers have banned toy guns at boardwalk shops. police say they have been used in crimes. the toy gun orderrance passed last night -- ordinance passed last night. it. the head coach for the
delaware state university basketball has been reassigned. a delaware newspaper received a copy of a letter detailing allegations that she engained in dehuman sunrising behavior toward players. >> the head of apple is speaking out trying to reassure people spooked by celebrity nude photos that photos on their phones could be made public, too. >> reporter: apple ceo said he wants you to know that your data is safe. privacy concerns were triggered last week after intimate photos of celebrities found their way on to the web. cook detailed apple's approach saying a great customer
experience should not come at the and he knows of privacy. $3.8 million has been forgiven. the group foregave debt taken out by 2700 people. the dow closed at a record high to reassure investors that interest rates will remain low. dunkin donuts will phase out their foam plastic cups. the change is? response to consumers and what they want is entirely friendly products. they may phase out the cups entirely by 2016. >> maribel that's why we have these handy little cups here, "action news" not foam at all, plastic. >> they handed those out about a year and half ago.
>> it holds a lot of water. >> storm tracker 6 live double scan good for you, you're hydrated this morning. no rain, we're not that hydrated, that's okay, because it will make for an easy commute. as we step outside, we have lots of sun coming up over the horizon. it will be coming, it will be a fairly tranquil day across the region, even though we are starting out cool. 56 degrees in philadelphia. 51 in wilmington, i'm bringing in that always on seven day for those of you watching in hd so you can glance ahead. 61 on the boardwalk in atlantic city and sea isle city. there's cloud cover out to the west welling up. creek it will be bright enough for sunglasses all day today. as we roll through the day it gets warm. allentown, 74 lots of sun, low humidity, nice, down the shore we're going for a high of about 76 on the beach later this afternoon. ocean temperatures around 70 or
so, 72 by noon, a nice sunny afternoon down on the water. in philadelphia a high around 76 degrees lots of sun and pleasant. winds out of the northwest at 5 to 10 miles per hour across the region. that's a light breeze not a big deal. as we roll through the day, cool in the morning, 60 degrees by 8:00 a.m., 69 degrees by 11:00 p.m., and 76 degrees striking around 3:30 or 4:00. tomorrow, we'll have a northwest flow it will feel like fall tomorrow, but a nice, sunny day. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, lots of sun this afternoon, 76 degrees low humidity, nice. tomorrow, cooler, 71 degrees, that means we'll spend most of the day in the 60s. notice how the lows get in the 50s and some suburbs on in the 40s. on friday morning and saturday
morning it will be cool. saturday morning it will start out cloudy, could be shower or drizzle down the shore and improvement during the afternoon and warm high of 78. sunday for the eagles, 83 degrees, lots of sun, looks like great weather for the eagles on sunday, the union on saturday night back home chasing the playoff berth. monday more clouds 77. showers on monday morning, fall arrives on monday evening by the way, and rosh hashanah wednesday. we're cooling down next week. >> mild week ahead. >> up next, more stories you didn't see last night. including the councilman who cracks controversy seas letting the mayor have it. >> the president takes up his plan to combat terror in syria and iraq. >> reporter: we are heavy from trooper to 23 on 422. >> there's a worm in some of
it's 6:13, 58 degrees. >> staying in south jersey with traffic here, karen. >> reporter: we have a couple of problems in an area we don't usually talk about, buena vista, atlantic county. ment new issue harding highway is blocked at 557 there's a downed pole. it's a mile off we have a serious accident where a vehicle ran off into the woods and caught fire, 54 blue anchor road known as 12th street blocked at weymouth road. route 40 instead of that one, stick to weymouth road and tuckahoe road. here we've got an issue, they are repairing a gas leak, crews are out there ridge pike eastbound is blocked between butler pike and spring mill road. they are stopping traffic and
bi-directionally getting traffic by. stick to germantown pike with ridge pike eastbound being shut down. let's look at the turnpike, westbound near willow grove we have construction left lane and center lane, eastbound should be clearing soon. a couple of areas with construction. meanwhile, looking outside live on i-95, near allegheny, traffic is getting heavy past the betsy ross bridge to girard, no weather related problems. 47 in manners creek, 44 in -- martins creek, 44 in quakertown. 53 in the city. 49 in hammonton, new jersey. a cool start, tam. >> thank you, karen. happening today, the u.s. senate is expected to vote on president obama's plan to train moderate syrian rebels. it is the first step in the president's plan to expand the military mission against the islamic state known as isis. mr. obama visited u.s. central
command at air force in tampa where he reiterated his stand that he not put american forces on the ground. new at 6:00 a.m., this is what happens in south korea when politics decide to play games with plans for a baseball park. a councilman started egging a mayor for his proposal to relocate the stadium from the councilman's town to another one. the act did not scramble the stone face mayor. >> apple forced the company to pull the new stuff it was going to offer. >> reporter: a bug acting ios85 glitch in apple system should be fixed next month. kindle tablets high end
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jacket or sweatshirt. this afternoon, shorts and ts for the kids. we'll be back with the day-park forecast. >> a reminder you can take 6abc.com with you. the new smart design fits any device you have, whether it's your tablet or smart phone, no matter how large or small that screen. check it out by visiting 6abc.com. ♪ i thought it'd be bigger. ♪
>> efforts are underway to return a jack russell terrier to her owners after an incredible cross country journey. the 7-year-old dog named gidget went missing from her hunting valley home. she made it 3,000 miles to a portland suburb where a good samaritan brought gidget to the animal shelter. her trying to get her back to hung valley. >> the dog said i just kept
running and running. >> reporter: she is probably blogging about the whole thing. this is chester, 30, a little heavy eastbound, no delays just yet. this is new on the turnpike, exit 35, an accident on the shoulder, northbound in new jersey. ten minute delays new jersey transit river line between the entertainment center and the trenton transportation center they have signal problems.he >> reporter: i had the day off yesterday, because my son andrew and i spent tuesday next to the cup match. we almost won it, missed in regulation. but lost to seattle. we're in the 40s and 50s right now you're starting out cool. it's going to be fairly sunny, 63 degrees by 9:00 a.m. 72 by noon. this afternoon, 76 degrees
around 3:00 p.m. that's the high today, matt and tam. >> going on to take a look at "healthcheck" there could be a possible connection between ptsd and overeating. researchers found those with symptoms of ptsd reported having a food addiction. this compared to 6% of women with no symptoms. psychologic stress effects physically health as well. >> the phillies will play their 4th game series with the padres. cole hamels struck out 9 batters in 7 innings allowing one run. the eagles are back to work getting ready for a visit to the washington redskins. desean jackson has an injured
shoulder he said nothing will keep him from playing on sunday against a team that cut him in the off season. 6abc will have the showdown covered from start to finish. check out game day kickoff at 11:30 a.m. and game day final at 11:35 p.m. >> nurses say popular local hospital prepare to strike. >> katherine scott has new information on the people suspected of carrying out a brutal attack on two gay men, catherine. >> reporter: that's right, matt, two gay men attacked in center city, people are being brought in for questioning, w
>> newly released video shows an out-of-control school bus careen into a home in georgia. the bus driver had just dropped off students and heading back to the bus barn. a red car across thed -- crossed the center line and hit the bus, nobody was injured. >> embattled trenton mayor rob ford has cancer. a the tumor has been described as very rare anticipate difficult. he -- very rare and difficult. the move ended a campaign that he had pursued despite a stint in rehab and called for him to quit in the drug and alcohol scandal. crozer-chester medical center in delaware county is
preparing for a nurses strike. the union said their 550 members will walk out on sunday for work stoppage. they announced no agreement was reached so the strike is still on. it is over staffing levels and cuts to wages and pensions. the hospital's plan will bring in outside nurses and keep unions nurses locked out for three days after the strike ends. >> david murphy is tracking a warmup. >> how the students are honoring a young fire
chilling new details about his suspected killer. >> there's information about the group accused of ganging up on two gay men in center city. >> a criminal gets creative when his first robbery attempt comes you are short at the cash register. >> good morning and good to see you on this thursday. david and karen have weather and traffic. >> reporter: we have bright start and sun will be up over the horizon shortly. i'm looking at an airplane and moon up above. we'll have cloud cover well in from the west, but it will be thin enough most of the day and we'll have sun i don't every head. jackets a good idea, 49 in allentown. 58 in trenton, 51 in wilmington, 60 down the shore. not a lot of wind fortunately with the cool temperatures. as we go through the afternoon, 72 by noon, 75 by 3:00 p.m. the high of 76 degrees hitting at 3:30 or 4:00.
when i step inside a cooler day 20e78 and in the seven -- a cooler day tomorrow, and in the seven day we have a warmup. >> harding highway is blocked due to a down pole at 557. a mile away, a car ran off the road into the woods and caught on fire, we're hearing that someone had to be extricated from the vehicle. a at terrible accident, route 5. stick to friendship road or tuckahoe road. chopper 6 heading to the scene, nasty accident and two problems near each other in atlantic county. we have an accident in new jersey on the turnpike, northbound approaching exit 5 off to the shoulder, with a of for that one off to the side. white marsh township hearing this construction will clear
soon. ridge pike is blocked near butler pike stick to germantown pike. >> there's no sign of the killer who ambushed and shot a state trooper to death. the murder happened a week ago in the state police barracks. today heavy security surrounded the trooper who died. mourners lined the campus of mary wood university. eric frien. 's fantasy became a reality. he prepared with a re-enacting military group. >> it is only a matter of time until we bring you to justice for committing this cowardly act. >> police have teams spread throughout the poconos from the
site of the shooting to his home in monroe county. several schools are closed due to safety concerns. investigators believe his solely grudge is with law enforcement and the public should not be in any grave danger. one person connected to a center city attack on two gay men has ties to a local archdiocesan high school. katherine scott has more on this. >> reporter: good morning, tam, one of the people that is being questioned is the assist and basketball coach at archbishop wood in bucks county lost his job last night. we're blurring his face, because he has not been named as a suspect or charged with a crime. he was with the large group in center city when police say ten
to 1 people severelily beat and robbed two gay men in center city. other people from the group were questioned yesterday. social media helped push the investigation forward identifying people in the group that's how the picture surfaced taken near a restaurant at the scene. philadelphia archdiocese confirms the former students from archbishop wood high school in bucks county are suspected in the beating and made it clear the school does not tolerate or condone the violent or hateful behavior in the attack. the toarp for the former assistant coach had this to say. >> the investigation is in progress we're cooperating with it. i think we would all be wise to wait for the outcome of it. >> police say no arrests warrants have been issued because they are trying to get a clear picture of what happened that night. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> thanks, katherine. new this morning, there's an active search for an armed man who held up a 7-eleven
that's been robbed before. the action cam was there as police search for clues in olney. two employees were working at the time, they were not physically hurt. hundreds of students and faculty attended a vigil in berks county for a college swimmer who died in a weekend fire. the crowd held candles and shed tears for mass that you resigns. he was a record setting swimmer at albright and the school's athletic director said he is more than that. >> a nice kid, never caused any problems, just a sweet kid that's going to be missed. >> the swim team plans to remember ryan at its first home mete next month. two more nfl teams have suspended players over domestic
violence issues. >> jonathan dwyer was released after an altercation at his home in july. panthers removed greg hardy from the roster, convicted of assault on a woman. adrian peterson who faces a child abuse charge must stay away from activities related to the minnesota vikings all three players will receive salaries. >> reporter: it's a nice morning for commuting as we have sunshine up over the horizon or getting there shortly and no rain obviously. as we get you outdoors you can see the pink and orange hue over
by the horizon. we're looking at a nice one, it's cool in philadelphia, 56 degrees, the winds are calm. i'll bring in the always on seven day for those watching in hd. we have sunshine aplenty with clouds building west of philadelphia. generally speaking mostly sunny skies, shades are a good idea to keep handy. 60 degrees by 8:00 a.m. cool during the morning rush hour. a great morning to walk the dog and get some errands done. 74 by 2:00 p.m. 76 is the high, we'll be in the mid 70s by 5:00 p.m. high temperatures across the region, not much of a variation, 74 in allentown, 73 in cape may. everybody else pretty much in that same neighborhood. tomorrow not a whole lot going on. we'll have plenty of sunshine,
the difference tomorrow, increased flow out of the northwest we'll cool down tomorrow before that big weekend warmup. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, lots of sun today, 76 is your forecast high. tomorrow, a bit consumer, but nice, 7 -- a bit cooler, but nice. 71 is the high. notice how we're getting chilly in the morning on friday morning and saturday morning with the overnight lows. saturday there will be showers to start out and sprinkles down the shore. saturday we'll bounce up to 78 degrees for the high. the summer-like feel or conditions haven't gone just yet. nice night for union soccer as they get back to the playoff hunt. sunday warm, 83 degrees, lots of bottles of water down the the eagles game it will be warm. monday, clouds build in, 77. there could be a shower around in the morning, we're expecting sunny breaks in the afternoon.
autumn arrives on monday, 77 degrees. tuesday, cooler high of 71 and decent weather for the arrival of rosh hashanah on wednesday. >> thank you, david. 6:39. more news stories up on "action news," including the surveillance that has the parents of a missing college student suspecting foul play. >> we're looking at the vote underway right now in scotland. >> reporter: we see pieces of the car over here details on the road closures coming up. >> a thief robs a clerk with a piece of produce. it's surveillance that you have to his to believe. that's up next on "action news."
no! could have gotten me one. i did. grab a spicy smoked sausage breakfast sandwich. it's the smoked sausage you crave, now spicy. >> 64:00 the, chopper 6 is live over a serious accidents we've been talking about for much of the morning, happening in south jersey where a car crashed into a tree in buena vista, new jersey, and after that it caught fire. tweables no smoke, no fire, we have a person that rescuers had to pull out of the vehicle. that person is heading to the hospital to be treated for the injuries. >> that picture shows you how bad the accident was, karen. you have other elements of this. >> reporter: that's an awful accident scene. as we look from chopper 6 over the scene. this is buena vista township.
this is route 54, blue anchor road known as 12th street in the area. we've got police, i don't know if you can see it, they are blocking traffic on either end of it, it is shut down at weymouth road they have the accident investigation going on. they have not begun to pick up the debris. route 54 shout done, there you can see the number of emergency workers on the scene with that one. stick to friendship road or tuckahoe road, the terrible accident scene shutting down route 54. i want to pull in the maps. it's only a mile off, it's a downed wires route 40 harding highway blocked at 3557. stick to weymouth road as the alternate. in this normal quiet area, buena vista, we have two accident scenes causing a problem. new jersey river transit line ten minute delays between camden
and trenton the transportation center there. watch for that. on the big picture, lately the morning commute has been a bear, i know, i-95 southbound 17 miles per hour the heavy traffic is beginning at this point. southbound traffic jammed i-95 near girard 19 miles per hour. it looks slow eastbound and westbound on the schuylkill expressway near belmont about 5 miles per hour eastbound as you head a little closer to the city. i want to bring in the camera view of the schuylkill expressway. look at this traffic at conshohocken this is all the traffic trying to head toward the curve, heavy from the curve to montgomery and girard. 56 degrees, but only 49 in allentown. 48 in millville. we have a cool start to the day, but no weather related problems this morning or this afternoon. >> new this morning, australian police rounded up 15 suspects in a massive counterterrorism raid. 800 federal and state agents spread out across sydney to make the arrests.
australia raised it's terror threat level due to the threat by the islamic state to publicly behead someone at random. the people of scotland are going to the polls to decide whether to break off from the united kingdom. the voting began at 2:00 a.m. our time the polls close at 5:00 p.m. our time. 4.2 million people are eligible to cast a ballot. sean connery weighed in supporting scottish independence. scott labd has been under british -- scotland has been under british rule since 1707. new video is helping investigators retrace the steps of a west virginia student. charlotte graham is outside a gas station, investigators think
she was intoxicated and uncertainty where she was going. other video shows a man following her to a public leaving per harnt -- leaving her parents to suspect foul play. a 54-year-old womanless woman was attacked tuesday morning and sexually assaulted and savagely beaten and remains in the hospital. philadelphia police are asking for the public's help torched the banana bandit who held up a corner store 3800 block of popular street. the detectives say he did a dry run using his hand in the say of the gun and then he realized there was a hole in his pocket. >> he improvises and sees a banana in a and puts it in in his pocket and use it as a
simulated weapon and robs the store of money and two packs of cigarettes. >> the stunt terrified the clerk and the suspect escaped on the bike. >> "good morning america" is tracking torrential rain falling in parts of the southwest. we'll get a live "g.m.a." preview up
next. four our weather here's david. >> reporter: hey, guys if you're heading to the golf course today, i know a few people who like to do that. 9:00 a.m., 69 degrees, 3:00 p.m., tee
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approaching exit 5. >> reporter: we have temperatures in the upper 50s so it's yacts on the kids -- jackets on the kids this morning and shorts and ts this afternoon. if you're camping the bus or it is el. 9:00 a.m., 63 degrees, noon, 72. 3:00 p.m., 76 degrees, the high is 76 degrees around 3:00 p.m. 73 degrees by 6:00 p.m. nice day today, getting warmer later on. >> nba superstar labron james is going to preseason playoff, a
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>> top stories at 6:55 a funeral mass will takes place at st. peter's cathedral in scranton for brian addiction on. his -- dixon, his accused killer is still on the loose. police are questioning this man for the beating of two gay men in center city. he feels assistant basketball coach in bucks county, he has been fired.
"action news" is blurring his face because he has not charged. school is investigating the delaware women's basketball coach has engaged in dehuman sunrising behavior. >> this is a car that want off route 54 burst into flames. a mile off we have a down pole blocking route 40, harding highway stick to weigh mouth road for that. >> reporter: sun glare will be an issue, 63 degrees by 9:00 a.m., noon, 72. it will be bright, 76 around 3:30, light winds, low humidity, chilly now, pleasant later. >> we like pleasant. >> we do, indeed. >> we wish you a pleasant morning for karen rogers, matt
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